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Wednesday, Jul 18


Commentary: Aerie's new campaign features models with stretch marks and a colostomy bag. Here's what we can learn from it.


While Aerie’s campaign is a rah-rah moment for fashion, it’s also a reminder to not overlook brands that still miss the mark with diversity.

Monday, Jul 16


Ill-fitting bra? Bra Bridge is a quick fix invented by a Pitt graduate


Bra Bridge is a piece of fabric with clips on each end that discretely attaches between the bra cups and pulls them together.

Trusst Lingerie in Garfield is gaining national attention for its patented bra technology


Trusst Lingerie has transformed into a burgeoning startup that’s been spotlighted by InStyle, Forbes and Health.com.

Friday, Jul 13

Coming soon: A shop featuring all Pittsburgh-based designers in Lawrenceville


Make + Matter will feature pieces by Kelly Simpson-Scupeli, Rebekah Joy and Rona Chang, along with a rotating group of local designers.


Take a fashionable tour back in time with Eons at The Warhol


The free event on Friday will feature models wearing clothes from the Eons archive inspired by the “Adman: Warhol Before Pop” exhibition.

Monday, Jul 9


A day in the life: How to create 'the world's best jeans' in Pittsburgh

The Post-Gazette spent the day with Revtown to learn about its mission to make the most comfortable, versatile jeans on the market.

Who let the dogs out -- Again!

Our furry friends have already made their way into our hearts and now they have invaded interior design.

Tuesday, Jul 3


Love, Pittsburgh opens its third gift shop stocked with all things made locally

The latest location is a pop-up shop in the lobby of the Oliver Building at 535 Smithfield St., Downtown.

Monday, Jul 2


New bridal consignment shop in Lawrenceville specializes in discounted designer gowns

LUXEredux Bridal in Lawrenceville curates designer gowns from dozens of bridal salons nationwide that are looking to clear out inventory.

Latest bridal gown trends: The 'Meghan Markle effect,' a splash of color, sleeves and more

Bridal gowns these days are as diverse as the women wearing them and include color, sleeves and a return to simplicity.

Friday, Jun 29


Melania Trump’s Zara jacket is selling for a pretty penny on secondhand sites


Melania Trump made a surprise visit last week to a shelter for migrant, but a not-so-hidden message is what really made headlines.

Wednesday, Jun 27


Commentary: Style 412 wants to help Pittsburgh's fashion industry, but it can't do it alone


Style 412 has made strides in programming and development this past year, but coming up with money to back its efforts hasn’t been easy.

Friday, Jun 22


Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care' jacket to visit immigrant kids at detention center in Texas

People online quickly identified it as a $39 Zara jacket emblazoned on back with the phrase: “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?”


Kansas City mourners gather to say goodbye to hometown fashion icon Kate Spade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Carrying their Kate Spade bags, friends Debbie Staab, Kathy Rohr and Margie Morrison were among the first mourners Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Redemptorist Church, waiting to say a final goodbye to one…

Wednesday, Jun 20


Good Samaritan finds lost wedding shoe owner through social media


Madeline Malone noticed a box of brand-new wedding shoes fly off of a vehicle in front of her, prompting a call for help to find the owner.


Sephora launches makeup classes for transgender, non-binary community


These free sessions at select locations, including in Ross Park Mall and South Hills Village, cover such topics as skincare and makeup tips.

Monday, Jun 18


Destination Oakland: a hidden gem for eclectic shopping


Tucked among the pubs, pizza shops and ethnic food spots, you’ll find a handful of locally owned shops, some with an international flair.

Thursday, Jun 14


11 reasons why ModCloth should open its next store in Pittsburgh

This month San Francisco became the second city to get a permanent brick-and-mortar ModCloth store. But wait, what about Pittsburgh?


Warby Parker celebrates Mister Rogers with #BeMyNeighbor campaign

It’s a way of “paying homage to Mr. Rogers’ life’s work and legacy of benevolence and inclusivity.”

Wednesday, Jun 13


Pittsburgh start-up says bedding can improve your skin


Need more quality beauty sleep? Pittsburgh-based entrepreneur Allison Howard believes the right bedding can make a big difference.

Monday, Jun 11


Lunchtime shopping returns to Market Square with summer fashion markets

Make time for shopping during your lunch break with the return of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership summer fashion market.

Change your mood one room at a time; how to make a room lift your spirits


HIGH POINT, N.C. — Happiness may come from within but it doesn’t hurt to surround yourself with bright, light furnishings and colors that lift your mood. The Highland House showroom at the Spring High Point Furniture Market certainly…

Friday, Jun 8


Kate Spade’s death spotlights the brand crisis of when a namesake leaves a company

Soon after fans of Kate Spade learned that the designer had died in an apparent suicide Tuesday, stunned customers remembered the handbags they purchased after their first big promotion, or the linens they were given for their first home,…


Clothing and jewelry dress up the Three Rivers Arts Festival

The artist market is as synonymous with the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival as free concerts and oversized cups of freshly squeezed lemonade. It’s also a treasure trove for fashionable and inventive items that may be overlooked…

Thursday, Jun 7


Medical examiner confirms Kate Spade’s death was a suicide

The New York City medical examiner’s office said Thursday that the death of Kate Spade, the designer who was found in her apartment this week, was a suicide.


Designer Kate Spade suffered from depression, family says; local shoppers react to death

Andy Spade, husband of Kate Spade the fashion designed who died by suicide in New York on Tuesday, issued a statement Wednesday indicating his wife had suffered from depression.

Tuesday, Jun 5


Bikinis no longer suit the image of Miss America competition

When the 2019 Miss America Competition hits the boardwalk in Atlantic City Sept. 9, there will still be big hair and big dreams.


Former Downtown boutique Serendipity Accessories to close its Pleasant Hills store

After nearly 16 years in the brick-and-mortar business, Serendipity Accessories — a Downtown staple for 12 years now located in Pleasant Hills — will close at the end of June.